September 2012: New ForUm Seminar in Cologne

Dear colleagues and friends of ForUm network,

With the financial support of the DAAD the University of Cologne is conducting an Expert meeting
on “Urban Natural and Social Risk Management in Southeast Asia” .
By this event we are seeking to provide a further discussion platform for new approaches and best practises
in the field of urban risk management and looking much forward to an intensive exchange of reports and research findings.

The event will take place at the Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Germany from
31 August (arrival) - 8 September (departure) 2012.

Tentative program schedule, selection criteria, application procedure and the application form itself
are allocated by the attached documents (see below).

Looking very much forward to welcoming you in Germany!
Best regards from sunny Cologne,

Christine Knie
Network Co-ordinator


Urban Natural and Social Risk Management in Southeast Asia

University of Cologne, Germany, 31 August - 8 September 2012 

Friday, 31 August 2012
Arrival Day Cologne

Saturday, 01 September 2012

Sunday, 02 September 2012
Natural RisksDisaster, International Research and Managing Approaches

Monday, 03 September 2012
Natural RisksInternational Research and Managing Approaches
HKC: Flood Prevention in Cologne, UNU Bonn: Institute for Environment and Human Security (EHS)

Tuesday, 04 September 2012
Social Risks - Understanding and Managing in Southeast Asia

Wednesday, 05 September 2012
"Urban Heritage Day"

Thursday, 06 September 2012
Social Risks - Excursion: "Köln-Chorweiler - Challenges and Opportunities of City Transformation"

Friday, 07 September 2012
Visiting DAAD

Saturday, 08 September